The R&A - Working for Golf

Student Golf

The R&A provides support to 17 Universities to assist with the delivery of their golf programmes. Fourteen of the Universities supported are based in GB&I with Halmstad, Malaga and Pretoria also receiving funding.  In addition, The R&A Foundation Scholarship programme supports in the region of 170 individuals, each year. 

Individual applicants for Foundation scholarships must be in full-time tertiary education. Male applicants must hold a handicap of +1 or better, while female applicants must be 2 or below. Applications will also be considered from players who have been selected for a national team or squad, even if they do not meet the handicap requirements. Students based in the USA will not be considered for R&A Scholarships.

The application process for 2019/2020 is now open and applicants must complete the form, in full,  using the link below.  The closing date for applications is Monday 14 October.

The universities currently in receipt of funding are:

Birmingham Bournemouth Central Lancs
Durham Exeter Halmstaad, Sweden
Hartpury Loughborough Malaga, Spain
NUI Maynooth Pretoria, South Africa
St Andrews Stirling Strathclyde
Ulster University of the Highlands and Islands